VP, Business Development
Mr. Barnes has more than 15 years’ experience in operations leadership, project management, project engineering, and project controls including scheduling, cost control and risk management for projects in the chemical and consumer products industries. He has proven skills in developing and delivering operational business plans, establishing and implementing strategic growth plans, coordinating and managing multi-discipline engineering teams, and integrating engineering, procurement, and construction teams for full project delivery. He has helped develop and maintain realistic construction plans that deliver projects on budget and schedule. Duane has implemented earned value systems that track progress and performance against a baseline plan (in regards to engineering deliverables and construction quantities), and a cost program that monitors forecasted cost against baseline plan. He has also put into place change control procedures to identify and track deviations from the baseline plan (TIC as well as schedule).